Elections and changes of position in the Caribbean (Delta Petroleum v BVI Electricity Corp)

Publication Date

20 Oct 2020


Dispute Resolution analysis: The Privy Council board in Delta Petroleum has considered the application of the doctrine of waiver by election and provided useful guidance on when the doctrine will apply in the performance of contracts. Furthermore, the board reviewed the inherent power of appellate courts to award restitution with interest, and the considerations that will apply to a change of position defence if raised by a public entity. 

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This analysis was first published on Lexis®PSL on 20 October 2020


James Saunders